Persian World Outreach Prayer Points  April 2002
OVERSEAS: Pray for:
  • Iranian pastors and their families who serve the Lord among the 5 million Iranians in the diaspora and for those dedicated pastors serving inside Iran.
  • Open hearts and open doors for the Gospel in the current crisis situation
  • The political situation
  • Romans 8:28
  • Opportunities now for relief work
  • Afghani Christians who are reaching out to other Afghans
  • Outreach to Afghans in the United States
GERMANY: Pray for:
  • F who works among Iranians in Germany
  • A new Iranian church start in Aachen
  • An Iranian pastor to come to minister in Aachen
  • AB an Iranian Christian in Germany
  • An Iranian church
GREECE: Pray for:
  • N & R, a dedicated Iranian Christian couple who are ministering among Persian-speaking refuges
  • Kurdish, Afghan and Iranian refugees coming to the services
  • The prison ministry
IRAN: Pray for:
  • Iranians in Iran who are searching for Bibles and Christian literature.  They are often unable to go openly to the church.
  • Christians going into the country to be able to encourage national believers.
  • Relief workers needed in an Afghan refugee camp
  • Praise for the Gospel being shared via the internet
PAKISTAN: Pray for:
  • K & M, another dedicated Iranian couple serving among Iranian and Afghan refugees
  • The very difficult situation now for Afghani and Iranian refugees.
  • God's direction and strength
PERU: Pray for:
  • A prayer group that is organizing to pray and seek for opportunities for outreach to Iranians.
TURKEY: Pray for:
  • Persian-speaking Christian leaders needed to minister among refugees
  • Praise for the work being done in Turkey
UKRAINE: Pray for:
  • S & L who serve among Persian speakers.  Many Iranian students are coming from Iran to study.
  • Iranian Christian TV broadcasts going out from L.A. to Iran and throughout the Persian Diaspora (in North America, Europe and Asia) via satellite.
  • Radio broadcasts that are also going out.
  • Praise for increase in opportunities via TV, Radio and Internet to spread the Gospel.  There have been testimonies of salvation and Christian growth as a result.
  • Praise for three Iranian women from Muslim backgrounds who were baptized this month at the Emmanuel Persian Church.
  • A new couple and their young son who have come to the church and desire to serve the Lord there.
  • Many American and Iranian Christian women who desire their Iranian husbands to know Jesus.
  • The 17+ Iranian churches in California working among the almost 1 million Iranians here.
  • A new Iranian church started in Davis, CA (near Sacremento).
  • Praise for the outreach during the Iranian New Year last month.  On Easter Day (the last day of Iranian New Year this year) thousands of Iranians and Afghans headed to the parks.   Many Iranian churches and Christians distributed literature and spoke of Christ's love.  Pray that God's Word will accomplish His purposes in lives that were touched.
  • As contacts are made regarding an Iranian church plant on the East Coast.  
  • For a group of young Iranian Christians who meet regularly in Virginia and desire to reach out among the Iranian community there.
USA - NEW JERSEY: Pray for:
  • D, the mother of a missionary who is experiencing relief from pain and fatigue.  Pray for God's peace and provision of a kidney.
  • Gilaki (one of the people gropus of Iran located in the north near the Caspian Sea).   Translation of I, II & III John work is completed.
  • Recently completed are Persian translations of 2 booklets:
    • Rabbi's Testimony
    • Four Things that God Cannot Do
      • These are available through Persian World Outreach
  • J from Virginia serving with the Persian ministry for one year.  Please pray as she ministers in the local Persian Church among Iranian refugees and immigrants and facilitates several Bible studies.
  • Web Page design
  • Inventory
  • Distant Learning Program set-up
  • Accounting to simple data entry
  • PWO also needs people to minister among Iranians in the Diaspora in various parts of the world.
  • PWO invites you to support this work prayfully and financially.